Education:

 

2010                   Bachelor degree in Art and Visual Communications at Faculty of Fine Arts / Damascus University. Syria 

 

2016                   Master Student in the sculpture department at Weißensee Kunsthochschule (Berlin Art school). Germany 

 

2019                   École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris, Class of Prof.Abraham Cruzvillegas. France  

 

Exhibitions & Participations :

 

2019                  RUNDGANG. annual exhibition at Weißensee Kunsthochschule. Berlin. Germany 

 

2019                  "Qu'est-ce que tu fais" Beaux-Arts de Paris - Melpomène, Paris. France 

 

2019                  "a journey of belonging" Part II CAA gallery - Berlin. Germany 

 

2018                  "In Between". Galerie Postel, Hamburg. Germany 

 

2018                  annual exhibition at Weißensee Kunsthochschule. Berlin. Germany 

 

2018                  "Tun und Lassen" at modular+ space, Berlin. Germany 

 

2017                  "a journey of belonging" CAA gallery - Berlin. Germany

 

2017                   Translation // Le vent nous portera. Curated by Dr.Christine Nippe. Kommunale Galerie Berlin. Germany                                             

 

2017                  "Soap is good" by Amer Akel and "Le jour de la Gloire" by Anri Sala. Kurt Kurt space.Berlin-Germany

 

2017                  "Sans papiers - Das Leben ist eine Reise". Dinner- Lecture, Curated by Simone Zaugg and Pfelder .Kurt-Kurt Space. Berlin.Germany

 

2017                  KUNST UM DIE MOORWIESE in Bad Saarow. Brandenburg - Germany

 

2016                  "70 Square Metres", at Goethe-Institut Damascus In Exile, Collective exhibition.Berlin-Germany

 

2016                  "City in Transformation" video art program screened in Kunsthochschule Halle-Germany

 

2015                  I will never get used to wait / TYS / Copenhagen-Denmark

 

2015                  Participate in "VideoFormes Fest", Clermont-Ferrand, France

 

2015                  "At the plague" Supermarket art fair, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2015                  "I will never get used to wait", Curated by Abir Boukhari, Hinterland Gallery, Vienna, Austria

 

2014                  Participate in AIVA  international video art festival - Stockholm-Sweden 

 

2012                  “Mosaic” collective exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus - Syria

 

2011                  "In Need" collective exhibition at AllArtNow space.Damascus - Syria

 

2011                  "Open Day" collective exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus - Syria                       

 

2009                  "Blood Donation" collective exhibition.Damascus - Syria

 

2008                   Collective exhibition at NIASD (Netherlands Institute for Academic Studies). Damascus - Syria

 

Artist in Residency :

 

2015                  Art residency at KUNSTHALLE EXNERGASSE-WUK in collaboration with AllArtnow. Vienna - Austria

 

Scholarships / Nominations :

 

2019                  DAAD Scholarship for outstanding achievements. Weißensee Kunsthochschule. Berlin 

 

2018                  Mart Stam Scholarship / Deutschlandstipendium.Berlin 

 

2017                  Nominated for The Jameel Prize 5

 

Special training :

 

2011                  “Studio1” informal school about contemporary art, AllArtnow in collaboration with British Council Damascus

 

2009                  "Video art and short film" directed by filmmaker Faisal Kourashi, British Council, Syria

 

2008                  "Acrylics paintings" with Dutch artists, NIASD ( Netherlands Institute for Academic Studies

 

Publications :

 

2017                   TRANSLATION // Le vent nous portera . Kommunale Galerie Berlin - Germany

 

2015                   KUNSTHALLE EXNERGASSE // KEX Residenz.  Vienna - Austria

 

Amer Al Akel

Born in Damascus, Syria 1987

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany